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January 16, 2023

Davos Event: Governing Biodiversity Credit Markets with InTent

Join NatureFinance and InTent to discuss next steps in advancing a governance model for biodiversity credit markets that secures equitable, nature positive outcomes.

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Global Nature Markets Landscaping Study
December 7, 2022


Finds that aligning these markets with nature positive principles can shift the finance needed to deliver an ambitious Global Biodiversity Framework

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COP 27 Briefing
November 29, 2022

COP27 Through the Lens of Nature: Sharm El Sheik’s Guest of Honour

For the first time, the UN Climate Change Community of Practice (COP), placed nature at the heart of its discussions to address the climate crisis, while at the same time, clearly linking nature to the financing discussion of nature-based solutions.

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Nature in an Era of Crises
September 22, 2022


New Taskforce on Nature Markets paper presents a detailed taxonomy and economic sizing of nature markets in USD, and calls for robust governance of rapidly expanding nature markets to avoid greenwash, halt illegal markets and deliver nature positive and more equitable outcomes.

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Nature in an Era of Crises
September 13, 2022

Climate Week NYC Event: Nature in an Era of Crises

This in-person and online event, in partnership with Columbia Climate School, officially launched the Taskforce on Nature Markets Interim Report ‘Nature in an Era of Crises’.

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August 11, 2022

How are Nature Markets being discussed in the media?

The opportunity for markets to generate nature positive outcomes and shared prosperity is a fast-evolving topic that specialist and financial media are covering across many themes.

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The Role of Business in Conserving Biodiversity
July 14, 2022

Webinar: The Role of Business in Conserving Biodiversity

All economic activity depends on nature and the services it provides - including clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, and a habitable climate. With nature loss at unprecedented levels, we must reset the historically unbalanced and unsustainable relationship between nature and the economy.

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TNM at Stockholm+50
July 5, 2022

Nature Finance Event: Stockholm+50

The Taskforce on Nature Markets contributed to discussions at the Stockholm+50 associated event ‘Financing the Transition to a Nature Positive Future’, convened by the UK Government on June 1st 2022.

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May 24, 2022

GFI Hive Financing Nature Podcast Episode #19 Taskforce on Nature Markets

In this episode of Financing Nature from GFI Hive, co-chairs of the Secretariat, Simon Zadek and Marcelo Furtado of Finance for Biodiversity, share the Taskforce on Nature Markets' ambitions, and its work to embed "nature positive and equitable impact" across global markets.

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Governing carbon markets - 3 design principles to build integrity and compliance
April 26, 2022

NEW F4B PAPER: Governing Carbon Markets

Rapidly growing nature markets require well-designed standards and a comprehensive governance system to ensure that public purpose is not subsumed by private interests.

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Banner showing the three key webinar speakers - Dr Simon Zadek, Chairman of Finance for Biodiversity, Dr Vian Sharif, Founder of Nature Alpha, and Simon Mills, Senior Consultant at Z/Yen Group. Below, there are logos of Taskforce on Nature Markets, Finance for Biodiversity Initiative, Nature Alpha and FS Club.
April 12, 2022

WEBINAR: Nature As The Next Wave

Nature has surged from the margins of market consideration to become a significant factor in assessing physical and transition risk. Join Dr Vian Sharif and Dr Simon Zadek, with chair Simon Mills, as they explore this development and its implications for the investment community.

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March 31, 2022

Press Release: Launch of Global Taskforce to Align New ‘Nature Markets’ With Sustainability Goals

Thursday 31 March 2022 – Finance for Biodiversity (F4B) today announces the launch of a global Taskforce to ensure that emerging nature markets deliver nature positive and equitable outcomes, and contribute to meeting climate goals.

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Cover for a whitepaper Future of Nature Markets
March 31, 2022

NEW PAPER: The Future of Nature Markets

‘The Future of Nature Markets’​ establishes where we are in the evolution of nature markets, a work-in-progress framework of their various forms, and areas that need to be addressed in ensuring that nature markets deliver equitable, nature positive outcomes.

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A tree diagram showing how nature and nature markets are at the centre of the economy
March 31, 2022

Three types of Nature Markets

A three-way classification of nature markets to help highlight the breadth and diversity of what the Taskforce is referring to as nature markets. The three types include: Intrinsic Nature Markets, Offset Nature Markets and Derivative Nature Markets.

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